Avalanche warning for region Romsdal Tuesday 18.01.2022

Danger level 3 - Considerable avalanche danger

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Large naturally released avalanches may occur due to rising temperatures and rain. Use caution in steep terrain with wind slabs in the alpine.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a car or destroy a small house (size 3).

New snow (slab avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on some steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a car or destroy a small house (size 3).

Advice

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Snøoverflaten består av fokksnø med varierende hardhet, i vindutsatt terreng er det avblåst til bakken eller skare. I skjermet terreng kan det finnes løs snø. Det gamle snødekket antas stabilt etter "Gyda" og gjenfrysing, unntatt i de høyestliggende områdene.

Det er lørdag observert kantkornlag under oppbygging over skaren fra Gyda.

Mandag morgen 25 cm nysnø på Bjorli, som ligger tett på grensen til regionen.

Mountain weather, 17.01.2022

10 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 400 m a.s.l during the evening. Strong gale from northwest, changing to strong breeze from the northwest during renoon. -10 °C to -3 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 18.01.2022

8 mm precipitation, up to 15 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 1400 m a.s.l during the afternoon. Moderate gale from southwest, changing to gale from the southwest during the afternoon. -4 °C to 0 °C at 1400 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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